Katrina Kaif Hot Biography
Katrina Kaif was born on 16 July 1984. She is an actress and former model who appears in Indian films, mainly in the Hindi film industry. Apart from that She has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. She was voted the "Hottest Woman in the World" by Eastern Eye for continous three years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
In Katrina Kaif family, Her mother is of British origin and a father of Kashmiri Indian origin and from one of 8 siblings, Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong. Katrina Kaif has changed herself from a non hindi speaking model to one of the busiest actoresses today. She's definitley worked hard, dubbing for Namaste London herself, learning Kathak and practicing the dance everyday for 7 hours nonstop. In her comparatively short career in the hindi film industry, Katrina Kaif has already worked with some of the biggest banners and filmmakers in the industry. Although controversy has occasionally encircled her, with Salman Khan's trial cases and her having worn a skirt at a place of worship are some of the controversial things of her life. This year she will be seen with other two Khans too that is aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan big actors of the bollywwod. Year 2012 has been lucky for her as she got the chance to work with the Three Khans in the same year. Recently,she will be seen romancing with Shahrukh Khan in Yash Chopra's last directed film "Jab Tak Hain Jaan" and next in December will be seen doing action scenes with Aamir Khan in Dhoom 3.
Birth Name: Katrina Kaif
Nickname : Kat
DOB: July 16, 1984
Birth location : Hong Kong
Height : 5' 8.5"
Profession : Actress, Model
Years active : 2002 - present
Claim To Fame : Her role as 'Jasmeet Malhotra' (Jazz) in 'Namastey London' (2007)
Debut Movie: Boom (2003)
Most Remembered For Jasmeet Singh- Namaste London
Jail Term: None
Famous Pairing: Akshay Kumar
Favourite Designers: Vikram Phadnis, Gucci, Valentino, Versace
Causes associated with: None
Endorsements: Veet, Dyna
Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, all girls, from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly from Kashmir, India, but acquired British citizenship. Her mother is now re-settled in Chennai. Katrina Kaif spent some years in Hawaii, and after that in London, She started modeling when she was in Hawaii at the small age of 14, when she was approached for a jewelry campaign. Then she continued modeling in London.Continuing with the modeling career was the reason she got her first break in a Bollywood movie 'Boom' offered by the film-maker Kaizad Gustad.
She got lots of modeling assignments the minute she kept her foot on Indian soil, especially with her innocent and expressive face, and one of the very gorgeous looks she does already have. She started her career as a model with photographer Atul Kasbekar, she received advertisements from LG, Cola, Fevicol, Lakme, & Veet, but Katrina Kaif was noticed with the Lakme commercial. coming from different culture and country was not a shock for her, as she states that no matter where you come from, the bottom line is that everyone wants to be loved, respected, and cared for.
Despite of her positive attitude, she had been stereotyped as "Indian" by extreme right-wingers in Britain who made it clear that she did not quite fit-in with their Caucasian culture; while on the other hand in India itself she had been treated as an 'outsider' for quite a long time.
Although being linguistically challenged, Katrina Kaif states that other Bollywood artistes like Sridevi, who did not know Hindi, did get offers from Bollywood film-makers, and she is not different. Katrina Kaif has taken Hindi and dancing lessons to fit in with the Bollywood culture.
Katrina Kaif is very emotional, sensitive, and concerned about her privacy, Almost an incurable romantic, she always prefers to wear comfortable non-revealing clothes when at home, and above all dislikes make-up. Katrina Kaif admits that she was lonely in the beginning, but now has several friends.
Although her first movie 'Boom' was rejected by the critics and the audiences, but two other Telugu movies 'Malliswari' and 'Pidugu' did get her noticed. She had taken 70 Lakh Rupees for 'Malliswari' - which made her highest paid actresses during a South Indian movie debut. she has been signed in a Tamil movie 'Bheema' opposite National Award Winner Vikram.She has received many reviews for her part in "Maine Pyar Kyon Kiya", and for brief appearance in 'Sarkar'.
Katrina Kaif had made her base in Mumbai, she didn't mind singing and dancing around trees and as a result is now one of the biggest star in indian film industry, and one of the highest paid female-lead actresses in Bollywood. In totality, Katrina Kaif is a crowd-puller whenever she appears for a live song and dance number.